A historic and traditional venue, many of the most famous races of the National Hunt (jump) season are held at Fairyhouse. The popular County Meath venue is the home of the BoyleSports Irish Grand National, one of the biggest sporting events in the country, which is run on Easter Monday each year. Another major festival at Fairyhouse is the Winter Festival which features major Grade 1 events including the Hatton’s Grace Hurdle and Drinmore Chase. Race meetings are held at Fairyhouse throughout the year and many of the summer highlights are on the Flat, including the Group 3 Brownstown Stakes and the Listed Belgrave Stakes. Fairyhouse Racecourse is just 23kms form Dublin city centre, close to the village of Ratoath.